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Role Models Matter

It’s amazing to hear a girl say, “I want to be the next Sally Ride. Or the next Jane Goodall or Anita Borg." By connecting with a role model, the aspirations of a young girl become real, concrete and achievable.

The Role Models Matter Online Training Toolkit will help you develop RMM Logoskills to engage girls and underrepresented youth in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) through readings, videos, questions, and more. Role models play a vital role in getting youth excited about careers in STEM. 

Click on the green button and get prepared today!

Role Models Matter Project

The Role Models Matter Project, funded by the National Science Foundation, is a collaborative effort among Techbridge, the Society of Women Engineers, the National Girls Collaborative Project and Girl Scout Councils to bring resources to role models and girl-serving organizations.


Our New Role Model Guides

Working Together 

Creating Connections

Field Trip Guide

GS Guide Cover

NGCP Guide Cover

Girls with School Bus








View our Role Model Resources here.


Role Model Trainings

Techbridge offers role model trainings to help plan and prepare volunteers for their outreach with girls. Trainings are held virtually, or in-person at Techbridge offices or on-site at corporate campuses, universities, and partner sites. Workshops include:

  • Tips and practical advice for connecting and communicating meaningfully with young girls and inspiring them in STEM careers
  • Ideas for icebreakers and hands-on projects
  • Follow up
  • Video examples of role models in action

Sign up to volunteer as a Role Model today!

To join the Techbridge Girls family as a role model, please sign up to be a volunteer.

Contact us to set up a workshop at your campus or workplace.


Techbridge offers trainings, curriculum, and consulting to organizations interested in partnering with us in our mission to advance girls in science, technology and engineering.

Contact us for more information.